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The Race is on for Most Wanted 2019 Entries

Want to get your hand on a coveted Most Wanted trophy? Well, consider this your countdown reminder! There’s LESS THAN ONE MONTH to go until the competition closes on 13 May, so get working on those entries NOW!

FOR A STYLIST LOOKING AFTER CLIENTS WHILE BUSY BUILDING ‘BRAND ME’ PERSONAL SUMMARY – max 750 words Judges need to get a clear picture of who you are and how you work Introduce yourself with an outline of how and where you look after clients on a regular basis (eg, at a salon, working from a home studio, in a rented space, etc) while pursuing other session-based avenues. Demonstrate how you juggle responsibilities, how you’re building your career networks and creating a name for yourself in the session world. 2x CASE STUDIES – max 500 words each The judges want to see examples of how you’re building ‘brand me’ Describe two different projects you’ve worked on in the past 12 months that have arisen directly from your life away from seeing regular clients. In each case, show how you ‘got the job’ and back it up with imagery and an indication of its success. IMAGE EDIT – max 24 images Judges need to see your work! Within your portfolio include up to 24 images that showcase your work. All work must have been produced by you during the past 12 months. Include a brief explanation for each image. WHAT WE NEED – FOR CREATIVE HEAD USE ONLY THE MOST WANTED ENTRY FORM – fully completed and signed by you. You can download copies at creativeheadmag.com/mostwanted. Photocopies accepted. A CD OR USB DEVICE – containing 1 picture of you, at least 2 pictures illustrating your case studies, and up to 10 images that feature within your image edit. Images must be high resolution as we may publish them if you reach the Grand Final. TO ENTER INDEPENDENT STYLIST YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE EMPLOYED BY A SALON, BUT YOU MUST BE ABLE TO SHOW YOU REGULARLY SERVE A CLIENT BASE ALONGSIDE PURSUING SESSION-BASED AVENUES.

Scroll down to see a full list of the individual categories, and don’t forget to download those entry forms

 

INDEPENDENT STYLIST

For a stylist looking after clients while busy building ‘brand me’
Category sponsored by BaByliss PRO
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MALE GROOMING SPECIALIST

For a salon or session hairdresser demonstrating stand-out work in men’s hair
Category sponsored by American Crew
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CREATIVE TALENT

For a creative director or senior stylist with exceptional artistic skill and commercial expertise
Category sponsored by L’Oréal Professionnel
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BUSINESS THINKER

For a salon owner or director who has built an outstanding salon business
Category sponsored by Treatwell
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COLOUR EXPERT

For a colour director or senior colourist with exceptional technical skill and commercial expertise
Category sponsored by Wella Professionals
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HAIR TREND

For the best on-trend image of the year
Category sponsored by Redken
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AWARD FOR INNOVATION

Rewarding an original hairdressing initiative that has proved a success for the business or for the industry at large
Category sponsored by Kérastase
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BEST NEW BOUTIQUE SALON

NEW FOR 2019!
For a new small salon with a unique sense of style
Category sponsored by Alfaparf Milano
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BEST SALON TEAM

For teamwork at its best
Category sponsored by Paul Mitchell
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HAIR ICON

BY NOMINATION ONLY
For the most inspirational hairdresser of 2019
Category sponsored by JOICO
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BEST LOCAL SALON

For a salon that best serves its local community
Category sponsored by TIGI
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BEST NEW SALON

For a new or revamped salon that turns heads
Category sponsored by Revlon Professionnel
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BEST SALON EXPERIENCE

For a salon that delivers top customer service
Category sponsored by L’Oréal Professionnel
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SESSION STYLIST

BY NOMINATION ONLY
For the most exciting hairdresser working in fashion
Category sponsored by BaByliss PRO
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MOST WANTED LEGEND

For an individual or team who has won the same award three times
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Hear why you should enter Most Wanted 2019 from those in the know >


Aged 30 and under? Don’t forget The It List is also open for entries! Has a title got your name on it…